Article 1 General Provisions
Article 2 Responsibility for Court Facilities
Article 3 Agreements Transferring Responsibility for Court Facilities
Article 4 Administration of Shared Use Buildings
Article 5 County Facilities Payment
Article 6 State Court Facilities Construction Fund
Article 7 Authority and Responsibility
Article 8 Transitional Funding
Article 9 Conveyance: Court Facility Property: County of San Diego

Terms Used In California Codes > Government Code > Title 8 > Chapter 5.7

  • Advanced transportation technologies: means emerging commercially competitive transportation-related technologies identified by the authority as capable of creating long-term, high-value-added jobs for Californians while enhancing the state's commitment to energy conservation, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions reduction, and transportation efficiency. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 50113.2
  • Advisory Council: means the Dispute Resolution Advisory Council. See California Education Code 51203
  • Alternative sources: means devices or technologies used for a renewable electrical generation facility, as defined in paragraph (1) of subdivision (a) of Section 25741, a combined heat and power system, as defined in Section 2840. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 50113.2
  • ammunition: includes , but is not limited to, any bullet, cartridge, magazine, clip, speed loader, autoloader, or projectile capable of being fired from a firearm with a deadly consequence. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 41133
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Apportionment: means an apportionment made under this chapter unless the context otherwise requires. See California Education Code 16702
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Approved safety pool cover: means a manually or power-operated safety pool cover that meets all of the performance standards of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), in compliance with standard F1346-91. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • assessed value: means 25 percent of full value to, and including, the 1980-81 fiscal year, and 100 percent of full value for the 1981-82 fiscal year and fiscal years thereafter. See California Education Code 19460.5
  • Authority: means the Community Revitalization and Investment Authority created pursuant to this division. See California Health and Safety Code 9603
  • Authority: means the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority established pursuant to Section 26004, and any board, commission, department, or officer succeeding to the functions of the authority, or to which the powers conferred upon the authority by this division shall be given. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 50113.2
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bailiff: a court officer who enforces the rules of behavior in courtrooms.
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • board: means the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration. See California Education Code 5301
  • Board: means the State Allocation Board. See California Education Code 16702
  • Board of directors: means the board of directors of a district that establishes policies for the operation of the district. See California Penal Code 30650
  • Bonded indebtedness: includes any financial encumbrance, including, but not limited to, bonds, lease revenue bonds, certificates of participation, mortgages, liens, or loans, on a building. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Building: means a single structure or connected structures. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • chamber load indicator: means a device that plainly indicates that a cartridge is in the firing chamber. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 41164
  • Chambers: A judge's office.
  • City: includes "city and county" and "incorporated town. See California Education Code 7007
  • Commission: means the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission established pursuant to Section 5845. See California Health and Safety Code 115843.6
  • Commission: means the Fish and Game Commission, and "commissioner" means a member of the Fish and Game Commission. See California Government Code 51924
  • Commissioner: means any county agricultural commissioner. See California Education Code 19957.5
  • Committee: means the Pooled Money Investment Board. See California Government Code 17220
  • Construction: includes :

    California Education Code 8091

  • County: includes a city receiving funds pursuant to Section 5701. See California Health and Safety Code 115843.6
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 1915
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 7005
  • County: includes "city and county. See California Education Code 94150
  • County: includes city and county. See California Education Code 24937
  • County facilities payment: means the amount established by Article 5 of this chapter to be paid by a county in partial exchange for relief from the responsibility for providing court facilities. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Court facilities: consist of all of the following:

    California Health and Safety Code 40480

  • Deferred maintenance: means a backlog of projects that occurs when ongoing maintenance and repair of court facilities or a building is not sustained at an appropriate level in quality, quantity, or frequency to support the designed level of service of the building or special repair projects are not accomplished as needed. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Department: means the Department of Fish and Wildlife. See California Government Code 51928
  • Department: means the Department of Transportation of this state. See California Education Code 7053
  • department: means State Department of Health Services. See California Education Code 24943
  • Director: means the Director of Fish and Wildlife. See California Government Code 51929
  • Director: means "State Director of Health Services. See California Education Code 24944
  • Dispute resolution: includes , but is not limited to, mediation, conciliation, and arbitration. See California Education Code 51203
  • dissenting shareholder: means the recordholder of dissenting shares and includes a transferee of record. See California Government Code 17296.5
  • dissenting shares: means shares to which all of the following apply:

    California Government Code 17296.5

  • District: means a community services district created pursuant to this division or any of its statutory predecessors. See California Penal Code 30650
  • drop safety requirement for handguns: means that at the conclusion of the firing requirements for handguns described in Section 31905, the same certified independent testing laboratory shall subject the same three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought, to the following test:

    California Penal Code 31900

  • Early psychosis and mood disorder detection and intervention: refers to a program that utilizes evidence-based approaches and services to identify and support clinical and functional recovery of individuals by reducing the severity of first, or early, episode psychotic symptoms, other early markers of serious mental illness, such as mood disorders, keeping individuals in school or at work, and putting them on a path to better health and wellness. See California Health and Safety Code 115843.6
  • Enclosure: means a fence, wall, or other barrier that isolates a swimming pool from access to the home. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • executed: when used with respect to the documents filed pursuant to this code or pursuant to regulations adopted under this code, and presented to the Secretary of State, include a document bearing a signature under subdivision (a). See California Education Code 17495
  • executive officer of the board: means the director of the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration for those duties, powers, and responsibilities transferred to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration pursuant to Section 15570. See California Education Code 5302
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • firearm: includes the frame or receiver of the weapon:

    California Revenue and Taxation Code 41176

  • firing requirement for handguns: means a test in which the manufacturer provides three handguns of the make and model for which certification is sought to an independent testing laboratory certified by the Attorney General pursuant to Section 32010. See California Penal Code 31905
  • Fish: means a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals. See California Government Code 51930
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or firearm capable of being concealed upon the person. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 43152.10
  • highway: includes bridges, culverts, curbs, drains, and all works incidental to highway construction, improvement, and maintenance. See California Education Code 7056
  • Historical building: means a building that is identified as a historical building by the county board of supervisors and is either a "qualified historical building or structure" as defined in Section 18955 of the Health and Safety Code, or is a building eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places under Section 470a of Title 16 of the United States Code. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • locked container: means a secure container that is fully enclosed and locked by a padlock, keylock, combination lock, or similar locking device. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 43201
  • magazine disconnect mechanism: means a mechanism that prevents a semiautomatic pistol that has a detachable magazine from operating to strike the primer of ammunition in the firing chamber when a detachable magazine is not inserted in the semiautomatic pistol. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 43303
  • Maintenance: means the ongoing upkeep of buildings, equipment, grounds, and utilities required to keep a building and its systems in a condition adequate to support its designed level of service. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • maintenance: includes any of the following:

    California Education Code 8070

  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Participating party: means a person, federal or state agency, department, board, authority, or commission, state or community college, or university, or a city or county, regional agency, public district, school district, or other political entity engaged in the business or operations in the state, whether organized for profit or not for profit, that applies for financial assistance from the authority for the purpose of implementing a project. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 50113.2
  • peace officer: signify any one of the officers mentioned in Chapter 4. See California Education Code 1012
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See California Education Code 1012
  • Person: means any natural person or any partnership, corporation, limited liability company, trust, or other type of association. See California Government Code 51941
  • Person: means any person, firm, association, organization, partnership, business trust, corporation, limited liability company, or company. See California Education Code 24942
  • persons: includes corporations, firms, partnerships and associations existing under or authorized by the laws of this State or any other State, or any foreign country. See California Education Code 16700
  • Plan: means a community revitalization and investment plan and shall be deemed to be the plan described in Section 16 of Article XVI of the California Constitution. See California Health and Safety Code 9603
  • plan: means the south coast district air quality management plan. See California Health and Safety Code 40408
  • Plan area: means territory included within a community revitalization and investment area. See California Health and Safety Code 9603
  • pool: means any structure intended for swimming or recreational bathing that contains water over 18 inches deep. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • Program: means an entity that provides dispute resolution. See California Education Code 51203
  • Project: means a land, building, improvement to the land or building, rehabilitation, work, property, or structure, real or personal, stationary or mobile, including, but not limited to, machinery and equipment utilized in the state, whether or not in existence or under construction, that utilizes, or is designed to utilize, an alternative source, or that is utilized for the design, technology transfer, manufacture, production, assembly, distribution, or service of advanced transportation technologies or alternative source components. See California Revenue and Taxation Code 50113.2
  • Project: means the purpose or purposes for which a school district has applied for an apportionment or apportionments. See California Education Code 16702
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Public defender: Represent defendants who can't afford an attorney in criminal matters.
  • Public law: A public bill or joint resolution that has passed both chambers and been enacted into law. Public laws have general applicability nationwide.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Recourse: An arrangement in which a bank retains, in form or in substance, any credit risk directly or indirectly associated with an asset it has sold (in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles) that exceeds a pro rata share of the bank's claim on the asset. If a bank has no claim on an asset it has sold, then the retention of any credit risk is recourse. Source: FDIC
  • Refunding warrants: refers to warrants drawn by the Controller on the General Fund pursuant to this article to provide funds for the payment of reimbursement warrants bearing a fixed maturity date or warrants issued pursuant to Section 17211. See California Government Code 17240
  • Reimbursement warrants: refers to warrants drawn by the Controller on the General Fund pursuant to this article to reimburse the General Cash Revolving Fund for demands against the General Fund for which warrants were drawn against the General Cash Revolving Fund. See California Government Code 17240
  • Responsibility for facilities: means the obligation of providing, operating, maintaining, altering, and renovating a building that contains the facilities. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Revitalization project: means a physical improvement to real property funded by the authority. See California Health and Safety Code 9603
  • Right of offset: Banks' legal right to seize funds that a guarantor or debtor may have on deposit to cover a loan in default. It is also known as the right of set-off. Source: OCC
  • safety: is a utomatically applied by the pistol, this feature shall not be defeated. See California Penal Code 31900
  • Secretary: means the Secretary of Food and Agriculture. See California Education Code 19961
  • Sell: includes offer or possess for sale, barter, exchange, or trade. See California Government Code 51945
  • Service of process: The service of writs or summonses to the appropriate party.
  • Shared use: refers to a building which is used for both court and noncourt purposes. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Solar energy system: means a solar energy device that has the primary purpose of providing for the collection and distribution of solar energy for the generation of electricity, that produces at least one kW, and not more than five MW, alternating current rated peak electricity, and that meets or exceeds the eligibility criteria established pursuant to Section 25782. See California Government Code 17552
  • Special improvement: means any modification that increases the designed level of services of a building, or a one-time modification of a building that is not expected to be repeated during the lifetime of the building. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Special repair: means modifications that maintain the designed level of services of a building and does not include a special improvement. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the district and territories. See California Education Code 1012
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Government Code 51950
  • State: means the State of California, unless applied to the different parts of the United States. See California Education Code 25000.5
  • state agency: includes every state office, officer, department, division, bureau, board, and commission. See California Government Code 11000
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Government Code 51944
  • Subdivision: means a subdivision of the section in which that term occurs unless some other section is expressly mentioned. See California Education Code 19970
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Swimming pool: includes in-ground and aboveground structures and includes, but is not limited to, hot tubs, spas, portable spas, and nonportable wading pools. See California Health and Safety Code 115921
  • Take: means hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill, or attempt to hunt, pursue, catch, capture, or kill. See California Government Code 51951
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Unacceptable seismic safety rating: means a rating of either "substantial risk" (level V), "extensive but not imminent risk" (level VI), or "imminent risk" (level VII) under the Risk Acceptability Table of the State Building Seismic Program as developed by the Division of the State Architect, April 1994, p. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Unapplied money: means money in the General Fund in the treasury for which outstanding warrants have not already been drawn and which would remain in the General Fund if all outstanding warrants theretofore drawn were paid. See California Government Code 17220
  • unsafe handgun: means any pistol, revolver, or other firearm capable of being concealed upon the person, for which any of the following is true:

    California Penal Code 31910

  • Usable space: means space that an occupier of a facility can actually use and may allocate to house personnel and furniture. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • User rights: means the right to exclusive use of the noncommon area within a building allocated to that use as well as shared use of the common areas of the building and the appurtenant grounds and parking. See California Health and Safety Code 40480
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Wildlife: means and includes all wild animals, birds, plants, fish, amphibians, reptiles, and related ecological communities, including the habitat upon which the wildlife depends for its continued viability. See California Government Code 52001
  • Zone: means a zone formed pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 61140) of Part 3. See California Penal Code 30650